It’s a great week for Canadian film, because the Hollywood Critics Association just announced that Quebec director Denis Villeneuve is their filmmaker of the decade.
The association announced their decision in a tweet earlier this week, adding that Villeneuve will be presented with the award at a ceremony on January 9.
We at the HCA are proud to announce that Denis Villeneuve will receive the Filmmaker of the Decade Award at our ceremony on January 9, 2020. Villeneuve's incredible filmography includes Incendies, Prisoners, Arrival, Sicario, and Blade Runner 2049. #DenisVilleneuve pic.twitter.com/BWkOa7oqNb
— Hollywood Critics Association (@LAOFCS) December 11, 2019
Villeneuve was born in Bécancour, QC and studied cinema at the Université du Québec à Montréal.